A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013

A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013
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Friday, November 11, 2011

Configuring the List Component in SharePoint Online

Extracted from the original post

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 List Component adds functionality to SharePoint which enables Document Management capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. In order to deploy the List Component Solution the following modifications to SharePoint are required:

  • Run the following command in the SharePoint Management Console for a specific Web application: AllowHtcExtn.ps1 <Web Application URL>.
  • Alternatively, set the Browser File Handling to Permissive to allow automatic execution of Web content. Only a farm administrator can change the Browser File Handling settings.

These modifications cannot be made directly to SharePoint Online due to the multi-tenanted nature of the service. The SharePoint team is currently deploying new features to SharePoint Online – included in this update are the necessary modifications to support deploying the List Component.

I have posted a blog to CRM Connection describing the end user experience in Microsoft Dynamics CRM once the List Component has been installed. The purpose of this post is to highlight the steps required to deploy the List Component to SharePoint Online and configure within Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

The following steps highlight how to enable SharePoint Online as the Document Management functionality in Microsoft Dynamics CRM:

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